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The Community Foundation, in many ways, is a conduit. From recognizing others to giving to your favorite cause, we serve as an avenue to put your passion into action and have a variety of giving opportunities from which to choose.

Our Mission

To strengthen the health and well-being of the communities we serve through support of philanthropic initiatives.

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Our Impact

$
56
m
Assets under management across 485 Funds
$
4.2
m
Grants, assistance, scholarships awarded in 2023
$
336k
in community grants
awarded since 2016
Community Grqnts

Charity Gala

The Charity Gala is the largest annual fundraiser hosted by the Community Foundation of West Tennessee. The event includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, seated dinner, award presentations, live music, and dancing. Proceeds from the event support The Foundation's mission to improve the quality of life for residents in West Tennessee.

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Charity Gala 2023

Making an Impact

Community Impact Grants were created in 2016 to serve as funding opportunities for local nonprofits and funds of the Community Foundation to help make an impact in our area. Since its inception, we have awarded over $336,444 back into the community through these grants to fund a variety of programs and initiatives.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

charity gala

The Charity Gala

November 9, 2024
6:00 pm

Save the date for the 33rd Annual Charity Gala! Jackson’s chance to dress to impress is Saturday, November 9, 2024. The event includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, seated dinner, award presentations, live music, and dancing.

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Beth Koffman, MBA, CFRE

Beth Koffman, MBA, CFRE

Chief Operating Officer